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A. Eugene Washington, MD, MPH, MSc

Chancellor for Health Affairs at Duke University, President and CEO of DUHS

Washington was elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences in 1997, where he served on the Executive Committee of IOM’s Governing Council, and to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2014. He has served on a number of professional and government boards and committees, including on the Board of Trustees of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the congressionally-mandated Scientific Management Review Board of the National Institutes of Health, and the Board of Directors of the California HealthCare Foundation and The California Wellness Foundation, where he was Chair of each Board. Washington is Founding Chair of the Board of Governors of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, a national research organization dedicated to the support and promotion of comparative clinical effectiveness research, which was authorized by the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

A 1976 graduate of the UCSF School of Medicine, Washington completed graduate studies at both UC Berkeley and Harvard schools of public health, and residency training at Stanford University.